Free your minds – researchers call for change to unlock psychedelics’ potential benefit

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Free your minds – researchers call for change to unlock psychedelics’ potential benefit

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New Zealand Doctor

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Psychedelic substances such as LSD and psilocybin have been outlawed for decades, but there is growing international interest in their possible therapeutic benefits, especially in areas such as treating depression and addiction. New Zealand Doctor reporter Cliff Taylor looks at the evidence and finds local researchers keen to unlock the psychedelics’ potential

It’s hard to believe these days, but there was a time when medical treatment using LSD was legal, and even fashionable. At the end of the 1950s,, Magic mushrooms